CGC Project Listing

 

Current Projects

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    New Horizons – Farming Connections

    Farming Connections     Farming Connections is a new initiative of Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program that focuses on bringing farmers out of the isolating lifestyle that f …

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    Family Preservation Workshops

    Free Family Preservation Workshops Funded by Our Cowichan Communities Health Network (OCCHN), Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is hosting a series of FREE food preservation workshops geared toward young families. This project aims to teach or feature a v …

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    Food Recovery Project

    Food Recovery Project – January to October 2018 The Cowichan Green Community has received funding from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction to initiate a food recovery project. With the assistance of 4 participants, this project wil …

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    Incubator Seed Farm

    Cowichan Incubator Seed Farm Interested in Seed Farming? Program Overview: 2019 Incubation Season Basically, without seeds there would be no food.  As one of the many projects under the Cowichan Green Community, the ultimate focus of the Cowichan Incub …

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  • KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kids Camp

    KinPark Kid’s Camp Our 2018 summer camp season has now ended. Please stay tuned for next years’ KinPark Kid’s Camp!  KinPark Kid’s Camp is a great opportunity for children ages 6 – 12 to learn plenty about gardening, nature and food while making lastin …

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    Cowichan Lake Community Garden

    Cowichan Lake Community Garden Background The Cowichan Green Community (CGC) was contracted by Island Health to design and build a community garden with volunteers in Lake Cowichan. The quarter acre garden is located in Centennial Park, on the Town of …

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  • Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories

    Sharing Our Seed Stories With funding from the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP), under Service Canada, the “Sharing Our Seed Stories” project was hosted by the Cowichan Green Community from March 2014 to March 2015.  Designed to document the his …

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    Community Urban Food Forest

    Community Urban Food Forest   The Community Urban Food Forest is located just outside CGC’s offices at The Station, 360 Duncan St. The garden is full of beautiful edible and medicinal plants that were planted together to create an amazing, diverse …

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    Farmers’ Market Nutrition & Coupon Program

    Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program Cowichan Green Community is excited to announce that the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program is running for its 6th time this year from June till October 2018! If you would like to know how to sign up, plea …

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Project News

  • Farm

    New Horizons – Farming Connections

    Farming Connections     Farming Connections is a new initiative of Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program that focuses on bringing farmers out of the isolating lifestyle that f …

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Upcoming Events

    • New Horizons- Free workshops

      Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - Tuesday, January 29, 2019
      Join the Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program for the following FREE workshops! Employee Stock Ownership Plan facilitated by Jeremy Smyth of ESOPbuilders.ca for a talk on how to sell/buy a...
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